Period
to 28 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 123 149
Rank change year-on-year +45 +26 -45
Contract jobs citing SAP 71 121 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.30% 1.88% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 6.32% 4.92% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 96 82
Median daily rate £525 £550 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +14.29% -3.75%
10th Percentile £333 £413 £280
90th Percentile £823 £681 £613
Central London median daily rate £520 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £69.17
Central London median hourly rate - £21.18 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +21.03% +11.11%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,123 2,460 2,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.41% 38.31% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 1,826 1,976
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £255 £281 £275
90th Percentile £653 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 63
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.42% +3.23% +26.50%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £41.92 £47.30 £33.20
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -3.25% -3.03% +32.47%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 3 £400 -
SAP
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAP.

1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (19.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.49%) ERP
6 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
6 10 (14.08%) Marketing
6 10 (14.08%) SAP HANA
6 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.68%) Public Sector
7 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
7 9 (12.68%) SQL
7 9 (12.68%) Oracle
8 7 (9.86%) Electronics
8 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
8 7 (9.86%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (9.86%) Record to Report
9 6 (8.45%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.45%) Azure
9 6 (8.45%) AWS
9 6 (8.45%) SAP BPC
9 6 (8.45%) Java
9 6 (8.45%) CRM
9 6 (8.45%) Banking
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) Linux
10 5 (7.04%) Python

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (19.72%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (8.45%) SAP BPC
3 5 (7.04%) SAP FI
4 4 (5.63%) SAP CO
4 4 (5.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (5.63%) SAP HR
5 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (4.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (4.23%) SAP ERP
5 3 (4.23%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.23%) SAP SD
6 2 (2.82%) SAP APO
7 1 (1.41%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (1.41%) SAP FS
7 1 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (1.41%) SAP IBP
7 1 (1.41%) SAP MDG
7 1 (1.41%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.41%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) AWS
1 6 (8.45%) Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (4.23%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.82%) GCP
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.41%) Boomi
4 1 (1.41%) Force.com
4 1 (1.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Logic Apps
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.41%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Serverless
4 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SAP HANA
2 7 (9.86%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (7.04%) SAP BW
4 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.23%) Power BI
6 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.82%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) QlikView
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) LSMW
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Marketing
2 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.68%) Public Sector
4 7 (9.86%) Electronics
5 6 (8.45%) Banking
6 3 (4.23%) General Ledger
6 3 (4.23%) Retail
7 2 (2.82%) Back Office
8 1 (1.41%) Billing
8 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.41%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (1.41%) Local Government
8 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Consultant
2 13 (18.31%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (16.90%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Developer
5 6 (8.45%) SAP Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) SAP Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Chief Architect
7 3 (4.23%) CRM Manager
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) SailPoint
2 3 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) BAPI
3 2 (2.82%) GraphQL
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) SOAP
3 2 (2.82%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.82%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) J2EE
4 1 (1.41%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) React
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.41%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.41%) Servlets
4 1 (1.41%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Unix
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) ERP
4 7 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
4 7 (9.86%) Record to Report
5 6 (8.45%) CRM
5 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.45%) Requirements Gathering
6 5 (7.04%) ETL
6 5 (7.04%) Migration
6 5 (7.04%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (5.63%) DevOps
7 4 (5.63%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) Java
3 5 (7.04%) Python
4 4 (5.63%) ABAP
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) R
7 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.41%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) CCA
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
1 2 (2.82%) ISEB
1 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) ACCA
2 1 (1.41%) CIMA
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
1 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.23%) Prometheus
1 3 (4.23%) Rancher
1 3 (4.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) HubSpot
4 3 (4.23%) Ariba
4 3 (4.23%) CA
4 3 (4.23%) CyberArk
4 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.23%) Thycotic
5 2 (2.82%) Concur
5 2 (2.82%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Liquidlogic
5 2 (2.82%) Northgate
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.41%) BMC
6 1 (1.41%) hybris
6 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.41%) Talend
6 1 (1.41%) Tealium